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  • Less likely victors were bro-step's leading light Skrillex, who picked up three for his trademark wub-wub noise assault, and classy country-folk duo Civil Wars, who walked away with two.

    Grammy awards 2012 – live coverage

  • And so people wanted us to do what was working at the time, which was, you know, "country-folk singer fronts a folk-tinged country band."

    Mike Ragogna: Hymns, Harrows, Harvests & More: Chatting with John Hiatt, Gillian Welch and Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

  • Yet the music at times sounds like bluegrass taken down tempo or with a country-folk snap.

    Bartók Over Bluegrass

  • For some of this year's local Grammy nominees - go-go legend Chuck Brown, up for his very first Grammy; DeVaughn, a three-time nominee; multiple Grammy winner country-folk singer Mary Chapin Carpenter; and little-known R&B newbie Carolyn Malachi - those goals are as disparate as their music.

    Grammys: Washingtonians to watch - Malachi, DeVaughn, Carpenter, Brown

  • It's Jones's "O Brother," "Raising Sand" and "Ain't No Grave" all rolled into one, a mixed bag of roots-related styles -- blues, gospel-lite, country-folk, rockabilly, soul -- stripped of all fat and reduced to the barest elements of voice and spartan, if often electrified, instrumentation.

    Album review of ‘Praise & Blame' by Tom Jones

  • It's Jones's "O Brother," "Raising Sand" and "Ain't No Grave" all rolled into one, a mixed bag of roots-related styles - blues, gospel-lite, country-folk, rockabilly, soul - stripped of all fat and reduced to the barest elements of voice and spartan, if often electrified, instrumentation.

    Album review: Tom Jones, "Praise & Blame"

  • As a country-folk songwriter with a bit of rust and regret in her voice, she has her moments, but she's equally capable of the kind of drivetime blandness that endeared Sheryl Crow toAmerica's AOR radio programmers.

    Lissie: Catching a Tiger

  • On their maiden track, a guesting Deschanel does her wistful country-folk thing.

    Spotlight on music singles: Arcade Fire; CyHi Da Prynce; Tired Pony; Katy Perry

  • Caitlin Rose For The Rabbits (Names) Caitlin is what awful music-industry types would describe as The Complete Package: she writes and plays and sings grippingly emotional country-folk; she is fuck-you cool; and she is? let's be honest here? hot like the fires of hell to boot.

    This week's new singles

  • Then after a while, after they were gone away, the country-folk, who were still left there, came to where their lord's body lay without his head, and were very sore at heart because of his murder, and chiefly because they had not the head with the body.

    Time To Ditch St. George

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